drowsy --
a few desultory flakes
fall intermittent-
                    ly

—Richard Stevenson
        

About the author: Richard Stevenson lives and teaches in Lethbridge in southern Alberta, Canada. He is the author of twenty books, including, most recently, Live Evil: A Homage To Miles Davis (2000), Hot Flashes: Maiduguri Haiku, Senryu, and Tanka (2001), and Parrot With Tourette's (2004).

Responses to the haiku for 6 December 2005 by Richard Stevenson

  1.  
    john Jacksson
    2005-12-06 16:23:39
     

    This poem is great!

  2.  
    absurdly frustrated
    2005-12-06 16:42:23
     

    um... i honestly don't think you can pull off a good haiku with desultory"" and ""intermittent-/ly""... but that's just me."

  3.  
    Anthony Slauson
    2005-12-07 05:18:53
     

    first snow-
    painting sound to footprints-
    twilight waiting-

  4.  
    john tiong chunghoo
    2005-12-07 06:10:08
     

    mist
    the blind feels his way
    down the road

  5.  
    Magyar
    2005-12-07 07:01:19
     

    new snow
    paw prints trace
    was to is

  6.  
    2005-12-08 16:02:06
     

    Winter
    an ouzel under a shrub
    pecking its hunger...

  7.  
    bobby michael richardson
    2005-12-14 20:45:20
     

    answering nature's call-
    flying sideways
    30,000 feet off the ground

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